Music Education (MUE)

MUE 110 Introduction to Music Education. (1) S
Overview of music education. Orientation to student characteristics, teacher roles, and foundations of philosophy and history. School observations required.

MUE 161 Introduction to Music Therapy. (2) F
Overview of the profession of music therapy and its applications in mental health, rehabilitation, and special education.

MUE 211 Music in Recreation. (2) F
Materials, methods, and organizational structures appropriate for recreational music.

MUE 261 Music Therapy as a Behavioral Science. (2) F
Orientation to preclinical experience with an emphasis on observation skills, assessment, goal setting, and professional ethics. Required off-campus observations. Prerequisite: MUE 161.

MUE 310 Music in Early Childhood Education. (3) S
Identifying and understanding musical needs of young children. Methods and materials for program development for classroom teachers.

MUE 311 Music for the Classroom Teacher. (3) F, S
Development of the classroom music program in the elementary school. No previous music experience or course work required. Prerequisite: non-Music major or minor.

MUE 313 Elementary Music Methods. (3) F
Methods of instruction, planning, and presentation of appropriate contents in music. For music educators and music therapists. Prerequisite: Music major.

MUE 315 General Music in the Secondary Schools. (2) F, S
Curriculum, student characteristics, and teaching strategies for general music. Prerequisite: Music major.

MUE 317 Educational Methods for Violin and Viola. (1) F, S
Teaching and playing skills for music teachers. 3 hours per week.

MUE 318 Educational Methods for Cello and String Bass. (1) F, S
Teaching and playing skills for music teachers. 3 hours per week.

MUE 327 Educational Methods for Trumpet and Horn. (1) F, S
Teaching and playing skills for music teachers. 3 hours per week.

MUE 328 Educational Methods for Trombone, Euphonium, and Tuba. (1) F, S
Teaching and playing skills for music teachers. 3 hours per week.

MUE 335 Educational Methods for Guitar. (1) F, S
Teaching and playing skills for music teachers. 3 hours per week.

MUE 336 Educational Methods for Percussion. (1) F, S
Teaching and playing skills for music teachers. 3 hours per week.

MUE 337 Educational Methods for Flute, Clarinet, and Saxophone. (1) F, S
Teaching and playing skills for music teachers. 3 hours per week.

MUE 338 Educational Methods for Double Reed Instruments. (1) F, S
Teaching and playing skills for music teachers. 3 hours per week.

MUE 361 Music Therapy Theory and Practice in Psychopathology. (3) F
Influence of music on behavior; principles and practices of music therapy and psychiatric clients. Prerequisites: MUE 211, 261; Music Therapy major.

MUE 362 Music Therapy Techniques. (3) S
Organization, administration, and use of music in rehabilitation with various client populations. Prerequisites: MUE 361; Music Therapy major.

MUE 381 Music Therapy Research. (3) S
Statistics and research design appropriate for investigations in music therapy. General Studies: L2.

MUE 384 Therapy Preclinical I. (1) F, S
Paired students will provide music therapy for small groups at a community agency for mentally retarded, geriatric, or physically disabled clients for a minimum of 10 clock hours. Prerequisites: MUE 211, 261.

MUE 385 Therapy Preclinical II. (1) F, S
Individual placement in ASU Music Therapy Clinic.

MUE 386 Therapy Preclinical III. (1) F, S
See MUE 385.

MUE 387 Therapy Preclinical IV. (1) F, S
Individual clinical work in a community mental health facility.

MUE 388 Therapy Preclinical V. (1) F, S
See MUE 387.

MUE 389 Repertoire for Music Therapy. (3) S
Music skills repertoire for music therapy, including units on brass, strings, woodwinds, electronic instruments, computer music, and improvisation techniques. Lab. Prerequisites: MUE 211; Music Therapy major.

MUE 441 Psychology of Music. (3) S
Psychological and physiological aspects of music emphasizing musical behavior, function, perception, and learning. Prerequisites: junior standing; Music Therapy major (or instructor approval).

MUE 475 Group Process and Music Therapy. (1) F
Principles of group process, verbal counseling, professional writing, as related to music therapy practice. Prerequisites: MUE 362; Music Therapy major.

MUE 476 Internship in Music Therapy. (1) F, S
A full-time, 6-month, off-campus residency in an approved clinical institution.

MUE 480 Choral Methods. (3) S
Methods of instruction, organization, and presentation of appropriate content in choral music classes. Prerequisite: Secondary Education major.

MUE 481 Instrumental Practicum/Methods. (5) F
Instrumental music as a means of developing music skills, understandings, and attitudes in elementary and secondary school students. Prerequisite: Secondary Education major.

MUE 482 Instrumental Practicum/Methods. (5) S
See MUE 481. Prerequisites: MUE 481 (or 485); Secondary Education major.

MUE 485 String Practicum/Methods. (2) F
For students preparing to administer a string program and teach strings at the elementary level. Lecture, lab.

MUE 548 Introduction to Research in Music Education. (3) F, SS
Survey of research methods and literature in music education. Focus on interpretation and evaluation.

MUE 549 Foundations of Music Education. (3) A
A treatment of historical perspectives, philosophy-aesthetics identified with music education, and learning theories applied to music teaching/learning. Basic research and writing skills appropriate to graduate studies in music education.

MUE 550 Studies in Music Curricula. (3) A
Scope and sequence of musical experiences. Development of criteria for the evaluation of music curricula.

MUE 551 Advanced Studies in Elementary School Music. (3) A
For experienced teachers; organization and content of the general music classes in kindergarten and the first 6 grades of elementary school. Emphasis on teaching music reading and ear training to young children.

MUE 552 General Music, Music Theory, and Music History Classes in the Junior and Senior High School. (3) A
Organization and content of school music classes which are not performance oriented.

MUE 553 Contemporary Elementary Music. (3) N
Identification and development of materials and techniques for teaching special units of music study to elementary (K–8) children.

MUE 564 Instrumental Music, Advanced Rehearsal Techniques. (3) A
An in-depth analysis of instrumental techniques in preparation for a thorough discussion of band tuning problems and solutions. Discussion of productive conducting and rehearsal techniques for school music teachers.

MUE 566 Instrumental Literature for Schools. (3) A
Comprehensive study and analysis of all types of instrumental music.

MUE 568 Choral Music, Advanced Rehearsal Techniques. (3) A
Musical and vocal techniques necessary for presentation of choral literature. Analysis and experimentation with psychological, acoustical, and other problems of rehearsal and performance.

MUE 570 Choral Literature for Schools. (3) A
Comprehensive study and analysis of choral music for the high school with special emphasis on octavo literature.

MUE 579 Psychology of Music. (3) A
The nature of musicality and its evaluation. A review of recent research.

MUE 585 Vocal Acoustics and Production. (3) A
An in-depth approach to the psychological/physiological workings of the vocal mechanism.

MUE 733 Contemporary Issues and Research in Music Education. (3) A
Emphasis upon recent research relating to music instruction at all levels; current and historical issues in choral, general, and instrumental music.

MUE 744 Higher Education Instruction. (3) A
Philosophical and psychological principles of college/university teaching. Patterns of music teacher education and a projection of course outlines.

MUE 755 Philosophy and Aesthetics in Music Education. (3) SS
Philosophy and aesthetics as they influence curriculum content and teaching procedures.

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